News

from Bitterwasser

Instead working as a grid boy flying 1200 k

Jeremias Kauenas (49) is a fixture in Bitterwasser. As head of the Grid Boys, he has been ensuring smooth flight operations with the flight office for years. In the new year he turned the tables and joined Reinhard Schramme in the EB28 cockpit.

Onlookers

They are at home at the Flying Lodge, but they belong to the pedestrians. A year ago, Lodge Manager Rodrik van Neel raised four small ostriches in Bitterwasser. The now fully grown large birds stop by the lodge every now and then.

Don't be afraid of blue thermals

There are also weak days in Namibia. Those that are good for 500 k distances. The new year started with such conditions and blue thermals. The English guests who had just arrived did not let themselves be deterred, from home they are used to something completely different.

Flying

in Namibia

The best Gliding Site of the World*.

You will find exceptionally good conditions. The weather here is exceptionally good! (*quote Bruno Gantenbrink after his first stay in Bitterwasser).

Airfield

As far as the wings will carry on 3.000.000 sqm flying area international pilots will find best conditions for outstanding flight performances.

Information for pilots

Flying in Namibia is very different from flying in Central Europe. This information should help you to make your stay in Bitterwasser as pleasant and above all as safe as possible.

Glider charter

We are happy to assist you in finding an aircraft. Most of the aircraft - charter in Bitterwasser runs through private individuals or companies.